Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative: Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN)

Animal & Plant Biosecurity

The Food and Agriculture Defense Initiative: Extension Disaster Education Network (EDEN) for fiscal year (FY) 2018 provides national coordination of EDEN for outreach service to enhance biosecurity of the U.S. agriculture and food system. The anticipated amount available for this cooperative agreement is approximately $383,000 annually for four years. This funding will be renewed annually based on the availability of funding and progress reports.

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Who Is Eligible to Apply:
1862 Land-Grant Institutions, 1890 Land-Grant Institutions, 1994 Land-Grant Institutions, Hispanic-Serving Institutions, Individuals, Other or Additional Information (See below), State Agricultural Experiment Stations
More on Eligibility:
In accordance with section 1472(c) of NARETPA, applicants may be: State agricultural experiment stations, State cooperative extension services, all colleges and universities, other research or education institutions and organizations, Federal and private agencies and organizations, individuals, and any other contractor or recipient, either foreign or domestic, to further research, extension, or teaching programs in the food and agricultural sciences of the Department of Agriculture. Failure to meet an eligibility criterion by the application deadline may result in the application being excluded from consideration or, even though an application may be reviewed, will preclude NIFA from making an award.
Posted Date:
Monday, June 25, 2018
For More Information Contact:
Beverly Samuel
Closing Date:
Thursday, July 26, 2018
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